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Want to get the advantage?

Apply now for an early offer at Charles Sturt

Our Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program helped more than 700 students secure an offer to study with us in 2020. Now it’s your turn.

We’re looking beyond academic skills and searching for people with soft skills. Those personal attributes we value and believe you really need to succeed at study – and life. Things like:

  • resilience
  • empathy
  • motivation to create a world worth living in.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

If you’re successful, you’ll unlock a world of possibilities.

You’ll take the pressure off your HSC/VCE by getting a conditional study offer before you sit your exams and an adjustment to the ATAR you’ll need to achieve for most Charles Sturt courses. And our exclusive support program will help you step into life as an official Charles Sturt student full of confidence.

Our Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program isn’t just for Year 12 students. It’s for everyone. So if you’re coming to uni after a bit of break, tell us what you’ve been up to in your application.

To get the advantage, you’ll need to answer three questions to show us you have the soft skills we’re looking for. Ready? You’ve got this.

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Key dates

Applications open 1 June 2020
Applications close 31 August 2020
We’ll tell you the outcome mid-September 2020
Start your course March 2021

How to apply for an early offer

Applying to get the advantage at Charles Sturt is a simple three-step process.

Step 1

Step 1

Search the career areas below to see if your Charles Sturt course provides early offers.

Step 2

Step 2

Submit the Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program application form via this website. You’ll need to provide short answers to three questions to show us you have the soft skills we are looking for.

Step 3

Step 3

If you’re getting an ATAR this year and want to study on campus: Submit your UAC or VTAC application ensuring you select your Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program course as your highest preference.

Everyone else*: Apply direct to Charles Sturt for your early offer program course.

*School leaver wanting to study online, school leaver not getting an ATAR, non-school leaver. Domestic applicants only (international students are not eligible for the Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program.)

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Explore early offer courses

You can apply for an early offer to 77 Charles Sturt courses across our six regional campuses and online. Search the career areas below to see if your Charles Sturt course provides early offers.

    Note: You will also need to meet any other necessary entry requirements for your course (as outlined in course admission information) prior to beginning study.

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    Didn’t find the course you were looking for? Browse our full list of courses. With more than 350 courses across 19 dynamic career areas and plenty of admission pathways, we’ll help you get where you want to go.

    FAQ's

    • Do I need to list my early offer program course on my UAC/VTAC preference list?

      Yes, definitely! Your Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program course should be your highest preference. If you list a different course above your early offer program course, you might receive an offer for the higher preferenced course and miss out on your early offer with Charles Sturt.

    • How many courses can I apply for with the early offer program?

      When you fill out your Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program application, you’ll have the option to apply for up to three courses. If you’re successful, you’ll get an offer in order of your preferences. If you’re not successful, don’t stress. We have plenty of admission pathways that can get you where you want to go – and we’ll help guide you through the process.

    • Do I still need to meet all course requirements?

      Yes, you’ll need to make sure that you’ve met all course entry requirements in order to begin studying.

    • Is there a limit on the number of spots in the early offer program?

      There isn't a limit overall, but some of our most competitive courses might have limits on the number of conditional offers made via the Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program.

    • What happens if I don't get an offer?

      Don’t stress – there’s other ways to get into uni. You’ll still be considered for entry to Charles Sturt University via the normal UAC/VTAC process during other rounds.

    • Can I defer my early offer?

      Yes. As long as your course normally allows for deferrals (this is the case for almost all our undergrad courses).

    • Can I get help with my application?

      Absolutely! You can book a consult to ask any questions you have about your application.

    • Can international students apply to the early offer program?

      No, sorry. The Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program is only available to Australian citizens and permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens.

    Got questions?

    Book a one-to-one virtual consult to get all your Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program questions answered.

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    Don’t forget your last step…

    If you’re getting an ATAR this year and want to study on campus: Submit your UAC or VTAC application ensuring you select your Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program course as your highest preference.

    Everyone else*: Apply direct to Charles Sturt for your early offer program course.

    *School leaver wanting to study online, school leaver not getting an ATAR, non-school leaver. Domestic applicants only (international students are not eligible for the Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program.)

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